Thinking about the future… with some help from CaPS!

It’s never too early to think about the future. Academia, industry or something else? Teaching, research, both, or neither? Same field, neighbouring field, or different field? The questions are countless, and if on the one hand we don’t have to have clear, immutable answers, on the other hand many graduate degrees are meant to train… Read More Thinking about the future… with some help from CaPS!

Interview tips for landing your dream internship

After being offered an internship position at McGill’s Institute for Health and Social Policy (IHSP), I wondered what made my interview successful. To get a behind-the-scenes perspective on that question, I interviewed Ms. Denise Maines, the Student Affairs Administrator at the IHSP. Denise Maines was on my interview panel. Here are her thoughtful answers to… Read More Interview tips for landing your dream internship

Post-Post-Grad

So – that was that.  My master’s degree.  Was I dreaming? I have been recently hit with the common post-grad-school realization that I can do ANYTHING I WANT!  I have no familial obligations, no contracts, no school, no… ah wait.  The financial obligations are massive and heavy coming out of this endeavor.   This new stage… Read More Post-Post-Grad